This revised edition surveys key aspects of zebras, describing these striped African horses' appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains how zebras' stripes appeared on their coats.
Part of the Amazing Animals (2022) series
From tool-wielding chimpanzees to tree-hammering woodpeckers, and from pouncing cougars to swimming sea turtles, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each updated title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.
Learning about animals is so important for children and one of the best ways to do it is through a beautiful book. This book has large pictures that will be easy for any child to see and enjoy. The pictures are real life images taken of zebras in the wild. There are small summaries in large text describing zebras on each page. This book is a beautiful way to introduce this animal to children and spark their interest. In the beginning part of the book, there is a summary describing why the book was written. There is a sweet folk story at the end that describes why a zebra has no horns which will make any reader laugh. In addition, there are facts and websites with more information for children to learn more about these incredible animals. A book done this way is a beautiful start to encouraging a child to not only read but fall in love with the beautiful zebra.
–Lisa Jacovsky, Children's Literature, 01/01/2022